• Picture of Dr. Thomas Smith next to text that reads professor in the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

    Thomas Smith Named 2022 American Academy for Advancement of Science Fellow

    Thomas Smith, professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, is among the 508 scientists, engineers and innovators who have been elected 2022 AAAS Fellows for their scientifically and socially distinguished achievements throughout their careers.

  • Landscape photo of mountains

    UTMB among top 2 percent in NIH funding

    The University of Texas Medical Branch is in the top 2 percent of research institutions receiving funding from the National Institutes of Health moving up in the latest rankings released by the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research.

  • UTMB Health Texas Super Doctors

    UTMB physicians named as 2022 Texas Super Doctors

    From family medicine and pediatrics to specialties like cardiology, orthopedics and many more, the physicians at The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health) are dedicated to improving the health of Texas.

  • Dr. Michael P. Sheetz Robert A Welch Distinguished University Chair in Chemistry in the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

    Sheetz wins Pearse Prize

    The Royal Microscopical Society (RMS) has awarded Dr. Michael P. Sheetz the Pearse Prize for his “long and illustrious career in mechanobiological research”.

  • Dr. David Brown Senior Vice president and dean of the school of health professions

    ASAHP selects Brown for 2022 Fellowship

    The Association of Schools Advancing Health Professions (ASAHP) has selected Dr. David Brown for a 2022 Fellowship. Brown, Senior Vice President and Dean of the UTMB School of Health Professions, began working with the organization about four years ago and serves as Chair of the Research, Development, and Innovation Committee.